The Guadalhorce Valley, a paradise for hikers

Almogía

Casa El Corasueño (Andalusia) is located in the middle of the Guadalhorce Valley and creates the perfect starting point for beautiful walks. After a solid breakfast you can lace your hiking boots to explore and discover the authentic village Almogía, a typical pueblo blanco located only 20 minutes walking from our b&b.

Various signposted walking routes start at our b&b. You can choose between an adventurous river walk, a walk through the wonderful Espinar valley, a walk to the highest point of the area and a walk around our village and so much more!

Moreover, the famous pilgrimage route Santiago de Compostella crosses through Almogía as well and you can explore it perfectly from our b&b!

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Camino Mozárabe – Santiago de Compostella – GR245

The iconic pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostella (Camino Mozárabe) passes through Almogía as well. You can explore four parts of the pilgrimage from our b&b. If you wish we can drop you off at the route’s starting point or pick you up at its ending point. For more information, take a look at to the official Camino Mozárabe de Málaga website.

Part 1 Málaga – Junta de los Caminos 10,8 km
Part 2 Junta de los Caminos – Almogía 12,2 km
Part 3 Almogía – Villanueva de la Concepción 17,5 km
Part 4 Villanueva de la Concepción – Antequera 16,3 km
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El Torcal (de Antequera) – 40 minutes

Would you like to visit some UNESCO world heritage? Then go for a walk in the impressive natural park El Torcal with its uniquely formed rock and limestone formations. There are three different walking distances, suitable for every type of traveller and also very fun to do with children. Do not hesitate to visit this place, it will be an unforgettable experience!

By following the signposts you will encounter ravines, caves and other curiosities. If you keep quiet you may even spot some of its inhabitants: foxes, eagles, vultures, mountain goats,… There’s also a magnificent view over the Guadalhorce Valley and the Mediterranean Sea. During sunny winter days you can even spot snow at the Sierra Nevada peaks.

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Sierra de Mijas – 45 minutes

Sierra de Mijas is a natural reserve with some huge mountain peaks, the highest with antennas on which you can see from far away. There are 7 signposted routes between 1 and 4,2 km and between 720 and 1.145 meters high. The paths are sometimes steep and covered with rocks so good hiking boots are recommended. The routes are linear but they can be mixed in order to provide some variety between the road forward and the road back.

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Pizarra – El Santo – 45 minutes

Another recommended hiking route is El Santo in Pizarra. This 7 km long route swings upwards the mountain through the eucalyptus forest while climbing some rock sculpted staircases. The signposts guide you to the peak of the Sierra de Gibralmora with the impressive statue of El Santo (Jesus) and a fantastic panorama over Pizarra and the Guadalhorce Valley. During nice weather conditions you can see the various mountain peaks of over 2.000 m and kilometres wide in diameter. Complete the loop walk by descending from the mountain’s other side so that you can behold the Mediterranean shine with the Málaga coast in front of it.

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Caminito del Rey – 1 hour

Walk through the iconic Caminito del Rey (King’s route). This 7 km route passes partially across a mountain side sculpted path and after 6 km you reach a suspension bridge serves to cross over to the cliff’s other side. The beautiful views you’re going to see during this route will stick in your mind forever. You walk from the north of Ardales to the south of Álora.

Tickets for this must be pre-ordered through the official Caminito del Rey website. Need help? Let us know and we will be happy to help you.

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Senda Litoral de Málaga

Do you prefer a flat walk along the sea? Then walk through a part of the Senda Litoral de Málaga. This walking route of almost 200 km connects the coastal cities of the Costa del Sol from Estepona to Marbella and Málaga all the way to Rincón de la Victora, Torre del Mar and Nerja.

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